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KKR stay in the hunt for playoffs after seeing off Mumbai Indians

Jul 5th 2020, 6:50 am
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KKR stay in the hunt for playoffs after seeing off Mumbai Indians

Delight: Robin Uthappa after scoring his half-century against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday

Delight: Robin Uthappa after scoring his half-century against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday

Robin Uthappa was elegance personified during his 52-ball 80, as he powered Kolkata Knight Riders to a convincing six-wicket win over Mumbai Indians in an IPL match in Cuttack on Wednesday.


Uthappa struck nine fours and three sixes after a disciplined KKR attack restricted Mumbai Indians to 141 for five wickets.

Battling woeful form, Yusuf Pathan remained unbeaten on 20 and hit the winning four.


The Knight Riders were off to a brisk start, pt7.info especially as Uthappa looked in good nick, hitting a flurry of boundaries to take his side past the 50-run mark in the seventh over.

But soon after Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir (14) completed their fourth consecutive half-century partnership, the latter inside edged a Harbhajan Singh delivery onto his stumps.

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